New Hyundai ute imagined, with Palisade bones

New Hyundai ute imagined, with Palisade bones

New Hyundai ute imagined, with Palisade bones Hyundai USA sells the Santa Cruz ute, half a size smaller than a Ford Ranger, and based on a family SUV platform. But what if Hyundai offered something larger? Hyundai introduced its first mass-market dual-cab 'pick-up' in the US last year, the Santa Cruz – underpinned by the same car-derived platform as the Tucson mid-size family SUV. But at 4970mm long, the Santa Cruz is classified in the 'States as a 'compact truck', up to 400mm shorter from nose to tail than 'mid-size' utes like America's Toyota Tacoma, or Australia's top-selling Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger. So what if Hyundai was to build something bigger? Render artist Theottle has answered that question, creating what could be dubbed the 'Santa Clara' – a larger …
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